Independent Scotland economy would need 25 years to catch up



An independent Scotland would take up to 25 years to match the economic performance of other small countries, according to the SNP’s independence blueprint.
After a Yes vote, Scotland would also make a £5 billion a year “solidarity payment” to the rest of the UK and endure a decade of tough public spending choices to tackle its £13.3bn deficit.
Scotland would keep the pound after independence and would have around a decade to get its economy into a fit state to establish its own separate currency.
The long-awaited SNP Sustainable Growth Commission document, ordered by Nicola Sturgeon, said... read more

 
25 May 2018 in Politics, Views: 66
Source: Scotsman
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